Prep: 30 Mins Cook: 30 Mins

These lean chicken breasts are filled with chiles and cheese, rolled in a cracker crust and baked until tender. Serve them with Spanish Rice in Tomato Sauce and a side of guacamole.

Mexican Monterey Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. fresh boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 ozs. Monterey Jack cheese, sliced
  • 1 can 4-oz. diced green chile peppers
  • 2 cups crushed crackers
  • 1 package 1.25-oz. ORTEGA Taco Seasoning Mix - Regular

Directions

1. Pound chicken with meat mallet or rolling pin to flatten.
2. Place 1 slice Monterey Jack cheese and 1 tbsp. of chiles on each chicken breast; wrap chicken breasts around filling and secure with wooden toothpicks.
3. In shallow dish, combine crackers and taco seasoning mix; blend well. Add chicken bundles; press crumbs onto chicken to coat. Place bundles in greased 9xx2 in baking dish.
4. Bake in 350F oven for 20-30 minutes or until chicken is tender.
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